Everything is all set for the first visit of United States President Barack Obama, conducting bilateral programs with President Benigno Aquino III as well as a joint press conference.
After the ultimate road re-blocking during the long vacation, the Department of Public Works and Highways is going to conduct two more projects. According to Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chairman Francis Tolentino, the repair of the Magallanes Interchange may last eight to nine months. Another project is the laying of asphalt on EDSA from Balintawak, Quezon City to Heritage Hotel in Pasay City.
A road re-blocking in EDSA Ayala, closing several lanes together with an incident in a tunnel caused heavy traffic as commuters go back to work.
PAGASA is currently monitoring a low-pressure area 1010 km from Eastern Samar, with the possibility of entering Philippine Area of Responsibility tomorrow morning.
An estimated 1,000 families were affected by a fire in Brgy. 120, Caloocan City. The fire started on Sunday, 5 in the afternoon and lasted until Monday morning at six. One was reported dead and several injured as the fire spread to nearby barangays.
MANILA, Philippines — Saying she was ready to answer the charges against her, the former chief of staff of Senator Juan Ponce Enrile flew back to the country Saturday morning (April 19) from San Francisco to face a complaint for plunder filed against her in connection with the P10 billion pork barrel scam. Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes arrived at about 4 a.m. aboard a Philippine Airlines flight no. PR105. Reyes, resigned as Enrile’s chief of […]
MANILA, April 18 (PNA) – Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao returned to the country on Friday morning, five days after reclaiming the WBO welterweight title from erstwhile undefeated American Timothy Bradley in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pacquiao, 35, arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Centennial Terminal on board a Philippine Airlines flight at 4:30 a.m. The Filipino word champion was accompanied by his mother Dionisia, who earned attention of the boxing world after she […]
MANILA (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III said Wednesday that the death of four members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in an encounter with the military in Basilan will have no effect on the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB). “Iyong napatay na miyembro nila (MILF) ay hindi nandoon sa engkwentro bilang miyembro ng MILF kundi dahil mga kamag-anak ng mga Abu Sayyaf na hinahabol. Mas personal rather than political or ideological,” […]
The National Food Authority said on Tuesday that Vietnam emerged as the lowest bidder for the contract to supply 800,000 metric tons of rice to the Philippines this year. NFA spokesman Rex Estoperez said NFA would likely award the contract to import 800,000 metric tons of rice to Vietnam.
The third fight between rivals Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez generated a total of $11,648,300 in live gate receipts, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), which supervised the bout.
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is accepting applicants for this year’s Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES). Aim of this program is to help students to earn money for their college tuition fees this coming school year 2014-2015. This special progra is supported by Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). According to MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino, selected students will be assigned to work in different agencies for a month.
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima has ordered National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to serve the warrant of arrest on Cedric Lee and his companions who were involved in the mauling of actor TV host Vhong Navarro last January 22. Among the respondents in the grave coercion case, only Denice Cornejo and Joe Fernandez were able to post the P12,000 bail. Lee and the other four respondents can only post bail on Monday, and could be […]